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Analysis of the non-wishbone mechanism in a vehicle wheel suspension
 
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Koszalin University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Koszalin
Online publication date: 2020-01-15
Publication date: 2020-01-15
Submission date: 2018-11-25
Acceptance date: 2019-07-16
 
Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 2020;58(1):109–115
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A suspension of the MacPherson strut type is one of the most frequently used suspension systems in passenger cars. A compact structure is an advantage of this type of suspension. A change to the steering angle and camber as a result of shock absorption is a disadvantage. These changes have an impact on driving safety. This article presents a new solution of the vehicle suspension including its analysis. This suspension possesses the advantages of the MacPherson strut which is a compact and simple structure. In the suspension proposed, the steering angle change being the result of shock absorption has been totally eliminated.
 
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